Although it is a new service, Apple TV+ has focused on bringing quality products from a variety of genres. He even ventured to present shows and documentaries based on the lives of stars of music, sports, and entertainment in general. Following this trend, we learned this week that the platform will be showing a documentary about Michael J. Fox.
The film inspired by the famous star ‘Back to the Future‘ will focus on his years as an actor and his life after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Fox suffered from the disease at a very young age and has since become an advocate as a patient and director of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, dedicated to his research.
Michael J. Fox documentary is coming!
Overall production is handled by Concordia Studio, which previously collaborated with Apple on the Emmy-winning documentary “Boys State.”
The untitled film is currently in production in New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim. In a press release, Apple shared what to expect from the documentary:
“The film will combine elements of documentary, archive, and screenplay, telling Fox’s extraordinary story in his own way: the unlikely tale of a boy on a Canadian Army base. who became a Hollywood star in the 1980s.”
Just like his life, the story will be brought to the screen full of incredible events and twists. It will unfold with action. The private shows of him, including the years after he was diagnosed with morbid Parkinson’s disease at the age of 29.
Intimate and honest, and produced with an unprecedented approach to Fox, the film will chronicle the successes and struggles of individuals and professionals at Fox, exploring what happens when an incurable optimist faces an incurable disease. producer of Fox and others